byFederica Cengarle, Giorgio Chittolini, Gian Maria Varanini (Editors)
The book assembles the studies presented at the conference held in Milan on 11th and 12th April 2003. This event's aim was to consider the role of seigneurial powers in the countryside of central and northern Italy between the mid-fourteenth Century and the end of the fifteenth, the tools and bases of their legitimacy, and their relationship with the authority of both the prince and the city-state on the one side, and with the communities and the 'homines' on the other. Between various... Topics: Seigneurial powers, Italy, Lombardia, Visconti, Sforza, Middle Ages.